Sokae zenshu (Pictures of Flowering Plants)

草花絵前集

Japanese
Edo period
Preface: 1699
Artist Ihei (Japanese 1690s), Publisher Suharaya Mohei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 27.5 x 18.3 cm (10 13/16 x 7 3/16 in.); ôhon

Accession Number

1997.717.1-2

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Inscription

Artist signature: Kojin Ihei zu.

Provenance

Between about 1897 and 1907, probably acquired in Japan by Charles J. Morse (b. 1852 - d. 1911), Evanston, IL; by descent to his son, Jared Kirtland Morse (b. 1886 - d. 1949) and his wife, Caroline Roberts Morse (b. 1907 - d. 1982), Cromwell, CT; gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 31, 1998)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse